Starting January 11, 2017

Whenever the infamous date of Friday the 13th rolls around, it's time to wander into a chilling chapter of Warren County history. Actually, we exaggerate. But who doesn't like a good scare? You'll have your chance to enjoy some thrills on Friday the 13th and see how we mark that infamous date in Warren County. The photos that lead this edition of Warren County Wanderings are a clue as to what's in store. Plus there are plenty of other things to do in the next few days, so read on, and Happy Wanderings!

 

This Week: 

Jazz+Wine+Tapas Wednesday at Luigi's Rancho

Wednesday, January 11, 2017 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm
Luigi's Rancho has been an institution in Warren County since the early 1930s. Enjoy great food - including tapas "small plate" specials - in a great setting and hear great music with no cover charge or minimum, this week featuring the duo Dennis Melillo, guitar and vocals, and Gary Staples, piano, as they play and sing the great American Songbook.

John Cain and $5 Beef Stroganoff at Brook Hollow

Friday, January 13, 2017 -
6:00pm to 8:30pm
Come enjoy free live music with family, friends, and delicious wines! Wine for purchase by the bottle or glass at retail value, and $5 food. 

Friday the 13th Screenings at Roy's Hall

Friday, January 13, 2017 - 6:30pmFriday, January 13, 2017 - 9:00pm
The original "Friday The 13th" was filmed in and around Blairstown, and every time that date rolls around, Roy's Hall screens the 1980 cult slasher classic. Horror film fanatics from across the country flock to the area to tour the local filming locations, concluding their visit by watching the movie at Roy's, which is among the area landmarks prominently featured in the film. Audiences go wild whenever they appear, so be a part of the fun - if you dare!

Two for the Road Jazz Duo at Marianna's

Friday, January 13, 2017 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm
Pam Purvis and Bob Ackerman are "Two for the Road", playing every Friday evening while you dine at Marianna's.

Live Music at Rock Creek Tavern - Zaire

Friday, January 13, 2017 -
8:00pm to 11:30pm
Local band Zaire performs classic rock and acoustic rock. Members: Mike DiCenso, Jim Leahey and Matt Pisani

Jimmy and Jimmy Duo at The Brass Rail

Friday, January 13, 2017 -
9:00pm to 11:45pm
Jimmy and Jimmy from the group Jimmy and the Parrots warm you up with a duo performance.

January Thaw Music Festival at CSC: The HooDoo Loungers

Saturday, January 14, 2017 - 8:00pm
Get in the mood for Mardi Gras as you heat things up with the first of the January Thaw Music Festival concerts. The HooDoo Loungers, a high-energy, nine-piece band, performs electrifying music inspired by the rhythms, sounds, history and spirit of New Orleans. The band's sound encompasses traditional New Orleans Jazz, Brass Band, classic R&B and funk - a blend of original music and re-arranged New Orleans classics.

Live Music at Rock Creek Tavern - Uncle Smiley

Saturday, January 14, 2017 - 8:00pm
Classic/Current Rock with a Party Vibe!

Dr Dick's Traveling Medicine Show 3.0 at The Brass Rail

Saturday, January 14, 2017 -
9:00pm to 11:45pm
A group of musicians from a bunch of other bands who get together to play an occasional gig, here or there, Dr Dick's Traveling Medicine Show 3.0 is a combination of the Dr Dick Show and Uncle Rocco playing a high energy rock 'n' roll show for you all!

Graceful Aging Retreat at Rutherfurd Hall

Sunday, January 15, 2017 -
9:00am to 4:00pm
One Day Yoga Retreat - Graceful Aging - Complementary Practices and Lessons for a healthy lifestyle.

Live Music at Rock Creek Tavern - Jerze Girls

Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 4:00pm
Rock Creek is proud to welcome the Jerze Girls to our stage!!! This is a high demand show, reservations are highly recommend.
Continuing: 

Walk-in Yoga Classes at Rutherfurd Hall

Monday, January 9, 2017Monday, January 16, 2017
On Mondays, January 9 and/or January 16, we invite you to Walk -In and try a Yoga Class with Delia. At 4pm enjoy a Class for  Beginners or a 5:15pm Advanced Beginner/Intermediate Class.
Community Corner: 

Kids After School Drawing Class Series

Monday, January 9, 2017 -
3:45pm to 4:45pm
Monday, January 16, 2017 -
3:45pm to 4:45pm
Monday, January 23, 2017 -
3:45pm to 4:45pm
Monday, January 30, 2017 -
3:45pm to 4:45pm
$48/person. a four-week workshop for grades 3-8 at Rutherfurd Hall.

Mommy and Me Workshop

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 -
10:00am to 11:30am
For ages 2-5. Help your child make a winter project! $12 per student.

Kids Paint Night at Rutherfurd Hall

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Kids Paint Night! Drop children ages 8 and above or accompany your child aged 5-7 and paint a unique picture. $20 per child includes canvas and paint, canvas, instruction and snack.

Adult Wine & Paint Night at Rutherfurd Hall

Thursday, January 19, 2017 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Calling aspiring artists and wine lovers... time to get your hands dirty and cup full! Join us for a night of art therapy! Bring a bottle of wine and paint a unique picture on canvas.
More Things to Do: 

Chef Jay's Cooking Classes at Pandan Room

Explore and learn how to make signature Thai, Indonesian and Vietnamese dishes with Chef Jay Chai, the owner of both Pandan Room & TOPO Restaurant in Hackettstown. The class size is small usually around twelve people and there is about two people per station. The cooking class goes for about three hours and its B.Y.O. In February, Chef Jay is offering three classes: "Vietnamese Basic" of Feb. 5; "Valentine's Cooking" on Feb. 12, and "Comfort Food" on Feb. 26. Cost of each class is $65. Register online or call (908) 850-5999 for information.
Plan Ahead: 

January Thaw Music Festival at CSC: 3hree for Louis: A Tribute to Louis Armstrong

Sunday, January 22, 2017 - 2:00pm
Centenary Stage Company plans to heat things up this winter with its annual January Thaw Music Festival.  This year’s features three exciting performances during the month of January in the Si

January Thaw Music Festival at CSC: Sweet Plantain Quartet

Saturday, January 28, 2017 - 8:00pm
Bridging the gap between generations and musical genres, Sweet Plantain Quartet closes out the Centenary Stage Company January Thaw Music Festival on Saturday, January 28 at 8pm.&n

Comedy Night at Inn at Millrace Pond: Coach Tom Whiteley

Friday, January 20, 2017 - 9:00pm
The historic inn, a restored 1769 stone gristmill, regularly features entertainment.  

Comedy Night & Dinner at The Willows

Sunday, January 22, 2017 - 5:00pm
Featuring headliner Doug Karpf, with Kevin Israel and M.C. Rob Eppel. Tickets include Cocktail Hour with Hors D’oeuvres, Sit Down dinner, dessert and coffee, and the show. Reservations required and must be made by January 15.

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This Week: 

Jazz+Wine+Tapas Wednesday at Luigi's Rancho

Wednesday, January 11, 2017 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm

Luigi's Rancho has been an institution in Warren County since the early 1930s. Enjoy great food - including tapas "small plate" specials - in a great setting and hear great music with no cover charge or minimum, this week featuring the duo Dennis Melillo, guitar and vocals, and Gary Staples, piano, as they play and sing the great American Songbook.

Friday the 13th Screenings at Roy's Hall

Friday, January 13, 2017 - 6:30pm
Friday, January 13, 2017 - 9:00pm

The original "Friday The 13th" was filmed in and around Blairstown, and every time that date rolls around, Roy's Hall screens the 1980 cult slasher classic. Horror film fanatics from across the country flock to the area to tour the local filming locations, concluding their visit by watching the movie at Roy's, which is among the area landmarks prominently featured in the film. Audiences go wild whenever they appear, so be a part of the fun - if you dare!

January Thaw Music Festival at CSC: The HooDoo Loungers

Saturday, January 14, 2017 - 8:00pm

Get in the mood for Mardi Gras as you heat things up with the first of the January Thaw Music Festival concerts. The HooDoo Loungers, a high-energy, nine-piece band, performs electrifying music inspired by the rhythms, sounds, history and spirit of New Orleans. The band's sound encompasses traditional New Orleans Jazz, Brass Band, classic R&B and funk - a blend of original music and re-arranged New Orleans classics.

Dr Dick's Traveling Medicine Show 3.0 at The Brass Rail

Saturday, January 14, 2017 -
9:00pm to 11:45pm

A group of musicians from a bunch of other bands who get together to play an occasional gig, here or there, Dr Dick's Traveling Medicine Show 3.0 is a combination of the Dr Dick Show and Uncle Rocco playing a high energy rock 'n' roll show for you all!

 
Continuing: 

Walk-in Yoga Classes at Rutherfurd Hall

Monday, January 9, 2017
Monday, January 16, 2017

On Mondays, January 9 and/or January 16, we invite you to Walk -In and try a Yoga Class with Delia. At 4pm enjoy a Class for  Beginners or a 5:15pm Advanced Beginner/Intermediate Class.

 
More Things to Do: 

Chef Jay's Cooking Classes at Pandan Room

Explore and learn how to make signature Thai, Indonesian and Vietnamese dishes with Chef Jay Chai, the owner of both Pandan Room & TOPO Restaurant in Hackettstown. The class size is small usually around twelve people and there is about two people per station. The cooking class goes for about three hours and its B.Y.O. In February, Chef Jay is offering three classes: "Vietnamese Basic" of Feb. 5; "Valentine's Cooking" on Feb. 12, and "Comfort Food" on Feb. 26. Cost of each class is $65. Register online or call (908) 850-5999 for information.